Drugs of Abuse/Toxicology

News on diagnostic systems for drugs of abuse and toxicology.

Selected companies developing innovative technologies and products could receive breakthrough device designation and greater access to FDA guidance.

The insurer alleges that Sonoma West Medical Center fraudulently billed for toxicology tests performed at a Florida lab.

The US Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania alleged the doctors received improper payments for referrals from drug testing lab Universal Oral Fluid Laboratories.

In addition to lower reimbursements, Ameritox also faced a fraudulent claims lawsuit from Humana.

BD and the FDA said that a chemical called thiuram found in certain BD blood collection tubes may render results from Magellan's LeadCare blood lead tests inaccurate.